Award QQI (FETAC) Level 5 Code 5M4339
Students on this course are equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to work in a variety of healthcare settings. Employment prospects are quite good from this course due to an increased ageing population and an increase in care services available in Ireland.
Course content includes care support, health and safery, care skills, care of the older person, infection prevention, patient moving and handling, occupational first aid. Communications and work experience modules are also included.
Employment prospects include nursing homes, hospitals, care facilities with prospects also available for those seeking progression onto higher education.
For more information contact Dundrum College of Further Education.